Founded on Christian principles, Kansas Palliative & Hospice Care is a locally owned and independently operated organization dedicated to palliative and hospice care. They are focused on exceeding patients’ individual medical, emotional and spiritual needs, while making each remaining moment as meaningful as possible. Kansas Palliative & Hospice Care is proud to announce Laura Thoden has been promoted to Community Relations Manager, a field management position working with assigned community relations representatives to actively reach out to individuals and organizations. Thoden has extensive experience in community education, marketing, admissions and nursing.

“Laura is a unique individual. Her levels of enthusiasm and talent are rare; and individuals with those characteristics are not easy to find. We are pleased she has agreed to take on the role of Community Relations Manager,” said Bryan Mitchell, Community Relations Director.

The Community Relations Manager recruits, trains and retains community relations representatives to increase business growth. Thoden will be networking with referral organizations throughout the community, educating them on the benefits of hospice and palliative care, including churches, medical centers, nursing homes, community centers, industry associations and private physicians. Thoden has worked in the healthcare industry for eight years and has experience as a Community Education Coordinator at Harbor Hospice, Director of Admissions at Ensign Services, Marketing and Admissions at Brookdale Senior Living and as a Certified Nursing Assistant.

“It’s truly a great feeling to know you are part of a “dream team”. A team that is 100% dedicated to providing our patients the best quality of care. I’m so blessed to be working with Kansas Palliative & Hospice Care. I’m excited to continue networking with organizations in the community and educating the public on hospice and palliative care to help the growing senior population,” said Laura Thoden, Community Relations Manager.

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